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"صَديق عَرَبِيّ"

Translation:an Arab friend

February 6, 2020



In Hindi, friend means Khaleel or Wali, I thought both were Arabic loanwords. But mostly we use word dost, that is Persian word now I wonder if even Persian have another word for friend.


I thought صَديق meant truthful or thereabout


Actually صديق comes from the root صدق which means telling the Truth. So arabs uses the word صديق as a "friend" because a friend is a person who ought to tell you the truth always

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